Healthy Cognitive Aging Project (HCAP) 2016

The Healthy Cognitive Aging Project (HCAP) is a substudy within the ongoing Health and Retirement Study. It is part of an ongoing international research collaboration funded by the National Institute on Aging to measure and understand dementia risk within ongoing longitudinal studies of aging around the world using a Harmonized Cognitive Assessment Protocol (also HCAP).

This data collects a variety of established cognitive and neuropsychological assessments and informant reports to discriminate Normal, Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia status in a sub-sample of the HRS. The protocol was designed to harmonize well with prior studies, including the Rush University Memory and Aging Project, the 10/66 studies that rely primarily on the Community Screening Interview for Dementia, and the previous HRS dementia study known as ADAMS.

N3,496
Latest ReleaseTBD (TBD)
Entry Cohort InfoRandom selection of 5,500 (26%) of the 2016 HRS Panel, age 65+
Data AlertsNone reported for this product

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